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    2003

[Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the nasopharynx: a case report].

@article{Saadi2003AdenoidCC,
  title={[Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the nasopharynx: a case report].},
  author={Ibrahim Abdu Saadi and M El Marfany and Khalid Hadadi and B Amaoui and Taieb Kebdani and Hassan Errihani and A Mansouri and Nourredine Benjaafar and Brahim Khalil El-Gueddari},
  journal={Cancer radiotherapie : journal de la Societe francaise de radiotherapie oncologique},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={
          190-4
        }
}
Nasopharyngeal adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare tumor, few cases have been reported in the literature. The aim of this report is to present a new case of an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the nasopharynx. We report the case of a 50 years-old woman presenting with an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the nasopharynx with diffuse pulmonary metastasis. The treatment combined chemotherapy, based on cisplatin and adriamycin drugs, and palliative radiation therapy at the dose of 30 Gy. The patient died 6… CONTINUE READING

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